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Guns stolen from Galax pawn shop

Galax police are investigating a break-in at Gardner's Pawn Shop, in which several handguns were stolen. Copyright 2017 The Galax Gazette is your source for local news, sports, events and information in Galax, Grayson, Carroll, and surrounding areas. Galax police are investigating a break-in at G

GALAX GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 23:12:00

Thank you for Reading.

Flip back to Tuesday's Extra or visit music.roanoke.com to read more about this show. Details: 8 p.m. The Lyric Theatre, Blacksburg. $32, $30, $28, $25. 951-4771, thelyric.com, valeriejune.com, nicoleatkins.com Mike Mitchell Band Multi-instrumentalist Mitchell is a beast on fiddle, with strong music

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-09-22 04:00:00

Hundreds protest amid Spain crackdown on Catalan referendum

MADRID (AP) - Hundreds of pro-independence supporters in Catalonia are protesting outside a courthouse to demand the release of regional government officials arrested in a crackdown by Spanish authorities over a planned secession referendum. The protest Friday in the northeastern Catalan town of Hos

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-22 09:00:17

Protests continue at Spanish court over secession arrests

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Thousands of protesters stood firm outside a Spanish court in Barcelona after night fell Thursday, continuing to shout demands for the release of a dozen regional officials arrested in connection with a planned vote on Catalan independence. Spanish authorities maintain the re

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-21 20:06:37

The Latest: Spain court to fine Catalan election board

MADRID (AP) - The Latest on independence efforts in Spain's Catalonia region (all times local): 5 p.m. Spain's Constitutional Court says it will fine 22 members of an electoral board overseeing Catalonia's planned independence referendum between 6,000 ($7,200) and 12,000 euros a day as long as they

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-21 15:17:50

Canadian leader spotlights his own county's injustices at UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - On a stage where many world leaders spotlight their successes, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday about one of his nation's historic failures: the injustices long faced by its native people. "For indigenous peoples in Canada, the e

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-21 19:15:25

Liebrecht: Griffith looks backwards, not forwards

Prices at the gas stations along Stuart Drive in Galax have jumped considerably in the past couple of weeks, and thanks to the temporary shutdown of refineries in Texas, prices may go higher. Hurricane Harvey knocked out 25 percent of the nation's gasoline refining capacity and caused the spike in p

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

With federal investigation underway, Buncombe appoints finance director

ASHEVILLE - With a federal investigation underway into Buncombe County's longtime top administrator, county leaders Tuesday took action to reaffirm the independence of their chief financial officer. The county Board of Commissioners voted unanimously at its regular meeting to appoint Tim Flora as CF

CITIZEN TIMES - 2017-09-20 20:43:25

Clash over Catalan vote heats up in Spain as police swoop

MADRID (AP) - Spanish police arrested at least 12 people Wednesday in raids on Catalan government offices, news reports said, as national authorities intensified a crackdown on the region's preparations for a secession vote that Spain says is illegal. It was the first time Spanish authorities have d

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-20 14:08:02

Armed suspect fatally shot by police

INDEPENDENCE-- The Grayson County Sheriff's Office reports that officers shot and killed an suspect armed with a rifle tonight in the area of Powerhouse Road in Independence. Officers were not harmed. Virginia State Police are investigating, as is policy in police-involved shootings. Neighbors to

GALAX GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 06:51:00

Four dates all North Carolinians should know - journalpatriot: Opinion

If you're a native or longtime resident, you may well be familiar with two of the dates, as they can be found on North Carolina's state seal and flag. On or about May 20, 1775, a group of community leaders in Mecklenburg County issued one of the first-known proclamations of an independently constit

WILKES JOURNAL PATRIOT - 2017-09-19 19:00:00

Five sentenced in Old Fort scheme

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SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2017-09-19 19:00:00

Wytheville group looks to revive Millwald

A recent study commissioned by Downtown Wytheville Inc. regarding the feasibility of reviving the Millwald Theatre suggests the formation of a nonprofit organization to buy the historic theater, restore it and operate the facility. During a recent Wytheville Town Council work session, Downtown Wythe

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2017-09-20 12:00:00

Yadkin Arts Council celebrates 41st annual Yadkin Valley Harvest Festival

Visitors to Saturday's 41st annual Yadkin Valley Harvest Festival shop vendors' creations such as these windchimes. Assisted by Emily Shaw of the Yadkin Family YMCA, from left, T.J. and K.J. Rosado and A.J. Figueroa work on free craft projects during the 41st annual Yadkin Valley Harvest Festival S

YADKINRIPPLE.COM - 2017-09-19 14:10:14

Charges filed in hospice store break-in

George A Surry County man has been charged with felony violations stemming from the break-in and ransacking of a hospice store in Mount Airy last week just before its scheduled grand opening. City police announced Wednesday that warrants for arrest had been issued against Daniel Ray George, 32, a r

ELKIN TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 14:53:33

Lady Elks and Cardinals earn MVAC wins

Elkin and East Wilkes tennis both earned wins to keep up the tight Mountain Valley Athletic Conference battle. Elkin took a 9-0 win over North Wilkes on Monday afternoon to move to 6-1 in the MVAC. East Wilkes took a 9-0 win over North Wilkes on Friday to move to 7-4 overall and 7-1 MVAC. Results fr

ELKIN TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 19:57:20

Free flu vaccines offered in Pulaski today

The New River Health District (NRHD) will offer free seasonal flu vaccines at a special drive-through dispensing clinic on Friday, Sept. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Memorial Square Shopping Center on Memorial Drive in Pulaski. The NRHD will have 300 doses of vaccine available, which will be o

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-09-22 04:15:00

Pulaski police seek help to find man facing charges

The Pulaski Police Department is requesting the public's assistance to try to locate Brian Russell Henley. Felony warrants have been issued for Henley on charges of solicitation of breaking and entering, solicitation of grand larceny, and four felony warrants for possession of a firearm by a convict

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-09-21 18:08:00

Elkin site of Big Elkin BrewFest Saturday

Jeff Yockel of Skull Camp Brewing and chairman of the Big Elkin BrewFest committee pours a tasting in Skull Camp's tasting room as he prepares for this weekend's second annual festival. Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune Brews of North Carolina, including from the Yadkin Valley region, will be the hi

YADKINRIPPLE.COM - 2017-09-19 22:14:13

Atkinson students learn about mountain heritage

Atkinson Elementary students learned about their mountain roots Thursday during Heritage Day, an all-school field trip at Camp Pinnacle. The day ran from 9:30 a.m. to 2:20 p.m., with activities stationed throughout the camp. Classes rotated between stations during the day, learning the ways of old.

BLUERIDGENOW.COM - 2017-09-22 03:03:30